Inside Out: Indigenous imprisonment in Australia
Bill’s 2014/2015 half-hour documentary Inside Out was nominated for two Amnesty International media awards (in the ‘TV’ and ‘Indigenous’ categories) as well as ‘outstanding online video’ at the Kennedy Awards. It screened on NITV in Australia in the prime Sunday evening slot, garnered tens of thousands of views on The Guardian, and was distributed worldwide by Journeyman Pictures. Bill wrote, directed, shot and edited the film.
The man feeding Sydney (BBC)
Bill directed and shot this short film on an inspiring Sydney character, Will Hawes, for the BBC. The film ran on online platforms and on BBC World, telling the story of the demise of Belmore Park’s ‘Tent City’ and some of the characters who called it home. Winner of the ‘outstanding online video’ award at the 2016 Kennedy Awards.
Physie: A truly Australian sport (BBC)
A project pitched to the BBC on this unusual Australian sport – the wildly popular BJP Physical Culture, or Physie, produced alongside Melanie Garrick. Lots of fun to produce something on a lighter topic with different visual opportunities. Watch the story here.
A night at the trots (ABC)
A co-production with ABC photographer Elize Strydom. Bill wanted to revisit an immersive audio-photo experience similar to this piece he edited with photographer Andrew Quilty in The Guardian. Ran across ABC platforms in April 2016.
Lakemba speaks for itself (The Guardian)
Following its drubbing in some sections of the media, Bill worked with reporter Michael Safi to show an alternative side to the bustling Sydney suburb of Lakemba.
The Lake of Scars (in production)
Bill is shooting/directing a production based around efforts to preserve a remarkable site of Indigenous scarred trees on Yung Balug country, Lake Boort. Expressions of interest (commissions/production members) welcome.